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Harmonist

[hahr-muh-nist]
noun
a member of a celibate religious sect that emigrated from Germany to Pennsylvania in 1803.
Also, Harmonite.
Also called Rappist, Rappite.


Origin:
1815–25; after Harmony, town in Pennsylvania; see -ist

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Rappist

[rap-ist]
noun
Also, Rappite [rap-ahyt] .


Origin:
1835–45, Americanism; after G. Rapp; see -ist

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harmonist (ˈhɑːmənɪst)
 
n
1.  a person skilled in the art and techniques of harmony
2.  a person who combines and collates parallel narratives
 
harmo'nistic
 
adj
 
harmo'nistically
 
adv

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